Cobalt International Energy, Inc. to Participate in Morgan Stanley Global Offshore Conference

  Cobalt International Energy, Inc. to Participate in Morgan Stanley Global
  Offshore Conference

Morgan Stanley Global Offshore Conference

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- November 26, 2012

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (“Cobalt”) (NYSE: CIE) announced today that
James H. Painter, Cobalt’s Executive Vice President, Gulf of Mexico, will
present at the Morgan Stanley Global Offshore Conference in Boston,
Massachusetts on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

The slide presentation to be used by Mr. Painter is on Cobalt's website at
www.cobaltintl.com in the Investors-Presentations and Publications section.

About Cobalt

Cobalt is an independent oil exploration and production company focusing on
the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola and Gabon. Cobalt was
formed in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Contact:

Cobalt International Energy, Inc.
Investor Relations:
Richard A. Smith, 713-579-9141
Vice President, Investor Relations and Planning
or
Media Relations:
Lynne L. Hackedorn, 713-579-9115
Vice President, Government and Public Affairs